In RWRC Be Inspired’s first column, Walgreens Boots Alliance senior director of diversity and inclusion Fiona Ibáñez-Major reflects on what the racial pandemic has taught the business, steps being taken to drive real change and how others in the industry must follow suit.
Covid-19 has impacted all in society but, from a work perspective, are some groups harder hit than others? What can retailers do to support those struggling the most?
The UK is facing a mental health crisis. From Superdrug to Pets at Home, meet the retailers making it their responsibility to support and protect their employees’ mental health.
2020-08-11T05:00:00+01:00By Victoria McDermott
It’s been three months since the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement hit the headlines following George Floyd’s death. With the hashtags now fading, Retail Week looks at what retailers are doing to continue the momentum.
2020-07-01T05:00:00+01:00By Suki Sandhu
Well-known retailers have shown their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and it is time for UK businesses to take long-term action.
2020-06-30T10:11:00+01:00By Grace Bowden
This week, Card Factory chief executive Karen Hubbard will leave the business after four years at the helm.
2020-06-19T14:26:00+01:00By Jane Shepherdson
Jane Shepherdson CBE shares from her wealth of experience at Topshop, Whistles, and My Wardrobe HQ on what it takes to run a successful retail business.
2020-06-18T13:56:00+01:00By Megan Dunsby
Focusing on career objectives and planning for the future may seem like an impossible task during the current health emergency but, as was made clear on day four of the Be Inspired virtual conference, it can be done